ICYMI: Oscar-winning director extraordinaire Barry Jenkins released a gorgeously stunning teaser entitled “Preamble” for his adaptation of Colson Whitehead‘s 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel ☛THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD [pub: Doubleday Books] on Instagram yesterday. And in the words of actor RonReaco Lee,
Are Y’all Watching Showtime’s Adaptation Of James McBride’s The Good Lord Bird?
The adaptation of James McBride‘s National Book Award-winning novel ☛THE GOOD LORD BIRD [pub: Riverhead Books] premiered on Showtime two weeks ago on October 4th and I’m ashamed to confess that I haven’t been watching the seven-part miniseries. 😭 Admittedly,
Ava DuVernay’s Adapting Isabel Wilkerson’s Bestseller Caste For Netflix
ICYMI: Filmmaker Ava DuVernay is adapting the New York Times bestseller ☛CASTE: THE ORIGINS OF OUR DISCONTENTS [pub: Random House Publishing Group] by Isabel Wilkerson for Netflix according to Deadline. The Emmy-Award-winning director thanked the author for her work,
The Perfect Find By Tia Williams Lands At Netflix
ICYMI: Actress Gabrielle Union’s adaptation of Tia Williams’ juicy novel ☛THE PERFECT FIND [pub: Brown Girls Books] is coming to Netflix, ya’ll! I’m so excited about this feature directed by actress-filmmaker, plus Black & Sexy TV co-founder Numa Perrier and starring Union.
Gabrielle Union Options George M. Johnson’s Memoir All Boys Aren’t Blue
ICYMI: Actress Gabrielle Union‘s production company just optioned LGBTQIA activist George M. Johnson‘s memoir ☛ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE: A MEMOIR-MANIFESTO [pub: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)] for a television series. I love that this was announced during Pride month.